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Brazilian poet, composer, diplomat Vinicius de Moraes

Brazil Wants Me to Live Intensely But I Won’t Oblige

"Viver Intensamente (Living intensely) is a slogan which, in Brazil, constantly comes back into ...

Sex Is Dirty, But Money Is Even Dirtier in Brazil

By nearly all standards, except French ones, my personal hygiene is not real hot. ...

Dad, the Life of a Rio’s Party

My father’s favorite sound was that of a woman laughing at something he said. ...

What Brazil’s Sambadrome Bleacher Taught Me

To savor Rio de Janeiro’s samba schools from a Sambódromo bleacher (arquibancada in Portuguese) ...

Talking About Films and Keeping Your Friends in Brazil

Because of my critical nature, I approach a new film that everyone is raving ...

Brazilians Are Too Cordial to Love Moore

Given all the anti-Bush sentiment in Brazil, I had expected the documentary film “Fahrenheit ...

Brazil Cast a Spell On Me and the World

Foreigners seem to be becoming increasingly enchanted with all things Brazilian, except, that is, ...

Bye Bye, Rat Race! Hello, Brazil!

My leaving the United States for Brazil, a place I’d never been, was like ...